Menstrual Hygiene Management and Waste Disposal in Low and Middle Income Countries—A Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Elledge2018MenstrualHM,
  title={Menstrual Hygiene Management and Waste Disposal in Low and Middle Income Countries—A Review of the Literature},
  author={Myles F. Elledge and Arundati Muralidharan and Alison H Parker and Kristin Torgersen Ravndal and Mariam Siddiqui and Anju P Toolaram and Katherine Pierson Woodward},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2018}
}
Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) has gained some attention and several literature reviews have been published. However, both original papers and reviews tend to focus on absorbent access and use and not on the disposal of menstrual waste. This review aims to fill a gap in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector by bringing a focus specifically on menstrual hygiene safe disposal in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We reviewed published literature since 2002 on menstrual hygiene… CONTINUE READING
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